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Nicole L. Griffin, PhD

Associate Professor, Anatomy & Cell Biology

Nicole Griffin
Contact Information

Contact Information

Phone

215-707-3384

Email

nicole.griffin@temple.edu
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University
  • PhD, Hominid Paleobiology, The George Washington University
  • BS, Evolutionary Anthropology, Rutgers College, Rutgers University
Publications

PubMed Publications

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1. Lague MR, Chirchir H, Green DJ, Mbua E, Harris JWK, Braun DR, Griffin NL, Richmond BG. Humeral anatomy of the KNM-ER 47000 upper limb skeleton from Ileret, Kenya: Implications for taxonomic identification. Journal of Human Evolution 2019; 126: 24-38

2. Lague MR, Chirchir H, Green DJ, Mbua E, Harris JWK, Braun DR, Griffin NL, Richmond BG. Cross-sectional properties of the humeral diaphysis of Paranthropus boisei: Implications for upper limb function. Journal of Human Evolution 2019; 126: 51-70

3. Green DJ, Chirchir H, Mbua E, Harris JW, Braun DR, Griffin NL, Richmond BG. Scapular anatomy of Paranthropus boisei from Ileret, Kenya. Journal of Human Evolution 2018; 125:181-192

4. Patel B, Jashashvili T, Bui S, Carlson K, Griffin NL, Wallace I, Orr C, Susman R. Inter-ray variation in metatarsal strength properties in humans and African apes: implications for inferring bipedal biomechanics in the Olduvai Hominid 8. Journal of Human Evolution 2018; 121:147-165

5. Ali S, Griffin NL, Ellis W, Meyr AJ. Communication of Contrast in the Flexor Hallucis Longus Tendon with Other Pedal Tendons at the Master Knot of Henry. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 2017; 107:166-170

6. Griffin NL, Miller CE, Schmitt D, D’Août K. Understanding the evolution of the windlass mechanism of the human foot from comparative anatomy: insights, obstacles, and future directions. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 2015; 156:1-10

7. Griffin NL, Miller CE, Schmitt D, D’Août K. An investigation of the dynamic relationship between navicular drop and first metatarsophalangeal joint dorsal excursion. Journal of Anatomy 2013; 222:598-607

8. Griffin NL, D'Août K, Richmond BG, Gordon AD, and Aerts P. Comparative in vivo forefoot kinematics of Homo sapiens and Pan paniscus. Journal of Human Evolution 2010; 59:608-619

9. Griffin NL, D'Août K, Ryan TM, Richmond BG, Ketcham RA and Postnov A. Comparative forefoot trabecular bone architecture in extant hominids. Journal of Human Evolution 2010; 59:202-213

10. Griffin NL and Richmond BG. Joint orientation and function in great ape and human proximal pedal phalanges. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 2010; 141:116–123

11. Griffin NL, Gordon AD, Richmond BG, and Antón SC. Cross-sectional geometric analysis of a foot bone assemblage from Mangaia, Cook Islands. HOMO-Journal of Comparative Human Biology 2008; 59:27-40

12. Griffin NL. Bone architecture of the hominin second proximal pedal phalanx: a preliminary investigation. Journal of Human Evolution. 2008; 54:162-168

13. Griffin NL and Richmond BG. Cross-sectional geometry of the human forefoot. Bone. 2005; 37:253-260

OTHER ARTICLES

1. Miller C, Popelka J, Griffin NL. Confirming Torture: The Use of Imaging in Victims of Falanga. Forensic Magazine 2014 http://www.forensicmag.com/articles/2014/08/confirming-torture-use-imaging-victims-falanga